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Europe Urges Malta to Let In Stranded African Migrants

AFRICANGLOBE - The Maltese government said Tuesday it would not allow a tanker carrying 102 migrants to enter its waters despite a request from the European Commission to allow the passengers to disembark in Malta on humanitarian grounds.

Malta Refuses EU Demand To Accept Rescued African Migrants

AFRICANGLOBE - The Maltese government has refused to allow a tanker which rescued 102 African migrants to dock in Malta. Among those aboard the tanker are an injured woman, four pregnant women and a five-month-old baby. "Call us harsh, call us heartless, but we are not pushovers," the Maltese prime minister said.

European Union Warns Egypt: Reform or Face Aid Cuts

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Union warned Egypt on Wednesday it could lose funds from its 5 billion euro ($6.5 billion) aid package if democratic reforms fail to satisfy Brussels, and said Cairo has already lost some additional funding.

East Africa’s Energy Boom

Gas discoveries in Mozambique and Tanzania, and rising estimates for oil in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Puntland, are attracting global energy companies to east...

African Airliners Top List of Aircraft Banned From EU

The European Commission has adopted the 19th update of the European safety list of air carriers subject to operating bans and other operational restrictions...